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Published: 15 June 2010

442 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199751525

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The Riddle of Hume's Treatise

Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion

Paul Russell

  • Presents a compelling and original view of Hume's fundamental intentions throughout his greatest and most ambitious philosophical text
  • Provides a detailed account of the historical roots of Hume's irreligious philosophical intentions in the wider context of the Radical Enlightenment
  • Relevant to the contemporary debate concerning "the new atheism"
  • Will be of interest to intellectual historians and philosophers of religion, as well as to historians of early modern philosophy